From the McAuliffe for Governor campaign:
As Glenn Youngkin Continues to Pledge Loyalty to Donald Trump’s Dangerous Conspiracy Theory Agenda, Terry Receives 85,000+ Donations from Nearly 54,000 Donors in September, with 95% of Donations for $100 or Less
MCLEAN, VA – Terry for Virginia announced today that the campaign raised $12.6 million in September and has raised more than $45 million for the election cycle to date. Showing tremendous Democratic enthusiasm, Terry has continued to build an unmatched grassroots army of support. Terry for Virginia’s September fundraising haul came from over 85,000 donations from nearly 54,000 individual donors, with 95% of donations for $100 or less. Terry for Virginia ended September with $7.7 million cash on hand.
Terry continues to build the largest grassroots movement in Virginia history, receiving more than 215,000 contributions from 100,000+ donors to date, including support from all of Virginia’s 133 cities and counties. While Glenn Youngkin has pledged to spend $75 million of his own money to buy the governor’s office and push his and Donald Trump’s divisive agenda, Terry has released 20 detailed plans outlining how he will build a stronger economy, make health care more affordable, and give every Virginia child a world-class education.
“We have built the largest grassroots army in Virginia history and I am so proud of my supporters from every corner of the Commonwealth,” said Terry McAuliffe. “Virginians are excited about electing proven leadership who will prioritize creating good jobs, making health care more affordable, and giving every child a world-class education. We’ve defeated Donald Trump in Virginia twice before, and this November we’ll once again show Donald Trump that his dangerous, divisive agenda and his hand-picked candidate Glenn Youngkin have no place in our politics.”
Terry has released 20 detailed plans to strengthen Virginia’s education system and dramatically increase teacher pay, help secure Virginia’s economic recovery from COVID-19, reform our criminal justice system, ensure Virginians have access to regular nutritious meals, address the broken, predatory system of prescription drug pricing, confront the gun violence epidemic, make Virginia the best state in the nation for Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Health Care (STEM-H) and computer science education, tackle the housing crisis in the Commonwealth and invest in Virginia’s workforce in the post-COVID economy, ensure Virginians have access to high-quality, affordable health care, tackle climate change and secure Virginia’s clean energy future by 2035, lift up Black Virginians as the Commonwealth rebuilds from the COVID-19 pandemic, further advance LGBTQ+ rights, create a flourishing rural economy, support entrepreneurial ecosystems and tackle rising costs and meet the health care needs, make higher education more affordable, boost Virginia’s agriculture and forestry industries, and protect seniors from COVID-19 and ensure quality and affordability later in life and tackle the COVID-19 crisis.